The Buffs scored the first basket of the game, but the Lions rattled of the next 8 points. The Lions built their lead up to 9 in the first half. Bryan went into the locker room at half leading 27-18. The second half was very similar as the Lions continued to add to their lead. Their largest lead came with just seconds left, as they were up 69-53, before the Buffs hit a shot to close out the game.
The Lions shot 53.8% from the floor while holding Milligan to just 42%.
Milligan was led in scoring by Justin Sylvester with 19 points.
The Lions are now 15-8 overall and 8-4 in the AAC. They are currently one game back of first place. They play again on Wednesday at Virginia Intermont College. Tipoff is scheduled for 7:30pm ET.